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  • • Hitler (Germany) invades Poland, beginning WWII.

    Hitler and his natzis invaded Poland using the new "blitsreig" technique. They used airpower, followed by the tanks and artillery and finally ground and troops to overwhelm Poland in less than a month.
  • • The Japanese Army invades Manchuria – [“Manchurian Incident”].

    Japanese Kwangtung Army attacked Chinese troops in Manchuria in an event commonly known as the Manchurian Incident. Japan modernized between 1868 and World War One. It emerged as a modern industrial economy with giant companies that assumed great importance as trading enterprise.
  • • Mussolini (Italy) conquers Ethiopia.

    In 1922, an Italian journalist named Benito Mussolini became Prime Minister of Italy. With his new position, Mussolini also brought the beliefs of fascism to power. Fascism is the direct opposite of socialism and communism, and an opponent of democracy.
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    Lindsey Crawford's Chapter 24 Timeline

  • • Britain’s Neville Chamberlain and Hitler meet at the Munich Conference.

    The conference annually attracts leading dealmakers from biotech, pharma and finance along with the most exciting emerging companies. Produced with the support of BIO, it is regarded as a “must attend” event for the biotech industry.
  • • General Francisco Franco’s Nationalist forces take control of Madrid (Spain), where he rules until his death in 1975.

    The Spanish Civil War[nb 2] was a major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. The war began after a declaration of opposition by a group of conservative generals under the leadership of José Sanjurjo against the Government of the Second Spanish Republic, at the time under the leadership of President Manuel Azana.